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“Not your typical breakfast place, excellent menu choices” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Optimist Cafe

Optimist Cafe
134 Route 6a, Yarmouth Port, MA 02675-1712
508-362-1024
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Cuisines: American
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Good for: Families with children, Romance
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations
Harvard, Massachusetts
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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Not your typical breakfast place, excellent menu choices”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2012

We have been a part time resident on Cape Cod for 5 years and we just found the Optimist Cafe this year. The food is more upscale and a bit pricey, but fairly consistent with other restaurants on Cape Cod. The menu offers a nice variety, even a quiche with potato crust (weird but tasty). The restaurant is right on 6A in Yarmouthport and worth a visit. If it's not too busy, they may let you take a look around the restaurant. Its' an old home registered with the historical society and has some wonderful character. There are many tourist trap restaurants in Cape Cod, this is NOT one of them.

  • Visited July 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Sparta, NJ
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79 reviews 79 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
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96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
“A very pleasant place to dine.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2012

This is a nicely situated restaurant (near the Gorey House Museum) which has upbeat and artistic decor. The service was good,the food was very well prepared and tasty and they have an alcohol license. I have eaten here before and I am glad to report that it is still a fine place to eat. I will return here whenever I am in the area

Visited July 2012
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Ridgefield, Connecticut
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87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
“Charming”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2012

High tea was very nice right down to the tea-tinis. Housed in a quaint old house (floors are slanted a bit! and roof needs work). Employees are very accommodating.

Visited June 2012
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Leeds, United Kingdom
1 review
“Old world charm”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2012

A quaint little cafe in a beautiful setting. For a nice day there are tables on the patio. Limited menu but perfect for lunch and the food is good. Try the Reuben sandwich or the Ploughman's.

Visited June 2012
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Hollywood, Florida
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Lunch at the Optimist”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2012

Pretty good lunch in a unique atmosphere. Good Value - great chowda'.

Visited June 2012
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